State employee health insurance accounts for vast majority of Illinois’ 2017 deficit spending

State employee health insurance accounts for vast majority of Illinois’ 2017 deficit spending By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Illinois Photo courtesy of the NorthShore University HealthSystem   Gov. Bruce Rauner has a lot of power when it comes to spending tax dollars, and a state representative says the governor and …

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Will County approves $551 million budget Cutting the Tax Rate Again

Will County approves $551 million budget Susan DeMar LaffertyContact ReporterDaily Southtown The Will County board unanimously passed its 2018 balanced budget, calling for expenses of $551 million while holding the line on taxes. Republicans hailed the budget as being “much more transparent” and reflective of “true costs.” Democrats said they hoped to provide more money to ensure …

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California cracks down on glyphosate weed killers as lawsuits abound

California cracks down on glyphosate weed killers as lawsuits abound Posted on November 9, 2017 by Tribune News Service 283 Shares Jack McCall was a fixture at the local farmers market, where he sold avocados and other fruits he grew on his 20-acre ranch in Cambria, on California’s Central Coast. The U.S. postal worker and Little League coach was …

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